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Proscuitto Wrapped Pork Loin

We bought our first house about 3 miles down the same road from my husband’s parents’ house in the New York Catskills.  Beautiful house, wooded on about 3 acres, deer and the occasional bear passing through.  We decided not to rent it … Continue reading →

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Cooking in Sens

Cooking in Sens

An eclectic collection of recipes, new and traditional, showcasing the products found in the Burgundy region of France.

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Auberge de la Terrase, Moret Sur Loing, France

Yesterday was my birthday and Yves, a riverboat friend, had told me about a picturesque town about 35 kilometers from Sens called Moret Sur Loing.  I wanted to go there :)   Gratuitous picture of flowers sent by our son from … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-08-04 11:00:43
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Chili Con Carne

Whenever I hear “chili con carne” I immediately picture a can of probably Hormel chili or a bowl of ketchup sweetened kidney beans on offer at a country diner.  Chili con carne originally meant Mexican spiced beans with meat, not … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-25 09:10:53
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Castelnaudary Cassoulet

The July-August issue of Saveurs magazine has an interesting article on the Midi and in particular the village of Castelnaudary, famous for it’s cassoulet recipe and the locally made Not terra cotta  “cassoule” it is cooked in. Unfortunately, I didn’t … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-23 04:40:39
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Chez le ?Monger

We’ve been craving tarbouriech oysters but alas my fishmonger says it’s not the season and if you buy them now, they’re white and poisonous looking inside.  Bleah! In any case, although there’s no “r” in July, we booked an outdoor … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-20 07:51:01
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It?s Too Darn Hot

This annoying and persistent French heat wave is adversely affecting both our appetites and attitudes!  Normally summer weather in Sens consists of moderately warm days and not more than 3-4 days of beastly weather.  I believe we’re now in the 3rd … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-20 04:20:54
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Grilled Lamb with Fresh Beans

This is one of my favorite “I really can’t be bothered” ways to cook a leg of lamb and it’s perfection each time!  It makes me feel magical :D You just take a leg of lamb (New Zealand or whatever … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-15 06:40:55
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Bastille Day Celebration 2015

Sunday was M. Parret’s turn to host a celebration of his country’s national holiday, Bastille Day.  He wanted to have little French flags for his table like the American flags I had for July 4th but he searched all over town and … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-13 08:40:34
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Les Haricots Beurre

I love to see the haricots beurres(wax beans) in the market!  That means that fresh coco beans are not far behind.  In fact, I saw a handful of French canneberge (cranberry beans) in the supermarket but there wasn’t enough left … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-09 08:20:49
Cooking in Sens

Hotter Than July

We seem to be caught in a horrible French canicule or  heat wave, with temperatures as high as 101 F.  I hate that.  Unfortunately, I challenged M. Parret to a national day cook-off beginning with the 4th of July at … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-07-05 06:31:04
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Fried Chicken, Macaroni and Cheese

We invited Le Parret over for a casual lunch of chicken, macaroni and cheese.  You should have seen the effort he made to remain polite when he saw me frying the chicken, distaste written all over his face.  When I put … Continue reading →

Posted on Cooking in Sens on 2015-06-30 07:40:53

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